Pioneers of Television

Carol Burnett's First Big Break

Clip: Season 3 Episode 1 | 1m 42s

Carol Burnett's first big break occurred when she performed a song feigning affection for U.S. Secretary of State, John Foster Dulles, known as "The Most Boring Man in America." Within a week, she was a household name.

Aired: 01/15/13

Rating: NR

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